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DAPL SITREP 054 

November 5, 2016 

John Porter 

Chief Security Officer 


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The Highlights 

It's suspected that ND protestors will likely attempt to lockdown the access points to the 
Meyer Property in order to prevent work. | Further investigation into documents found at 
Camp 1 demonstrate that the ND protestors are evolving and showing signs of greater 
organization | Tribal Chairman Archambault met with U.S.A.C.E yesterday. Still awaiting press 
release of results | In IA, Jerry Brewer— the landowner that hosted the Mississippi Stand 
Camp— an nounced that he will be running for governor in hopes of halting the pipeline if he 
wins. | Four Chicago universities held protests yesterday, converging at the USACE office 
downtown. There were 300+ protestors in attendance, demonstrating an increase in anti- 
DAPL sentiment at the local level. 


The Details 


l. Executive Summary 

A* North Dakota 

i. Intel Update 

a. Law enforcement reported protestors buying chains, pvc pipe, and quikcrete at 

Lowes this morning. 

1. Analyst comment: Most likely course of action is to use these items to build 
Super Boxes to lockdown on the pipe, on the ROW, or to lockdown outside 
the access points to the Meyer Property in order to prevent work. 

b. Law enforcement has individuals who are trained to counter this protestor 

method. 

1. They specialize in cutting protestors out of lockdown methods safely and 
efficiently. 

c. Exploitation of documents found at Camp 1 on 10/27/2016 

1. The overall findings demonstrate that these protesters are evolving and 
showing signs of organization. 

2. These documents highlight support networks from within and outside the 
state of North Dakota. 

3. The documents validate a concentration of leadership and the fact that the 
protesters are conducting training prior to arriving to North Dakota. 

4. The document mentions tactical formations, role playing, techniques and 
procedures as well as logistical requirements before coming to ND. 

5. Of most concern were the "Earth First" magazines found on the camp. These 
magazines promote and provide TTP's for violent activities. 

ii. Past 24 Hours 


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a. Meeting between Tribal Chairman Archambault and U.S.A.C.E. 

b. Awaiting press release of results 

c. Protesters have acquired a permit to protest at the Morton County LEC at 1800 
hrs. tonight 

d. Law enforcement issued a Code Red at 1600 hrs. to bring in responding officers 
to deal with the planned protest. 

e. Protestors continue to winterize Camp 2 

f. More protestors are arriving in the camps 

g. A boat was seen arriving at Camp 2 today 

h. Protestor probed the wire in place at AR11S 

1. Fled the area when DAPL security Helicopter arrived on station 

i. Reinforced the HDD site 

j. Construct HLZs in the vicinity of the HDD site 

k. GPS locations for northern evacuation route 

l. Hwy 1806 bridge will remain closed until engineers take core samples and the 
bridge passes an inspection 

iii. Next 24 Hours 

a. Protestors plan a prayer on Hwy 1806 tomorrow morning at 0900 hrs. 

b. Social media reporting states there will be 100 horse riders present 

c. Tensions will remain high as DAPL workers continue efforts on the ROW East of 
HWY 1806 

d. Continue static security efforts around Fortress Forward 

e. Continue to reinforce wire plan on the north side of the Meyer Property 

f. Reclaim used wire along ROW , redeploy wire to reinforce wire around HDD site 
and the perimeter 

B. Iowa 

i. Intel Update 

a. does interview with Redacted Tonight a YouTube-based news 
source 

1. reiterates the story that she was arrested "on her own land" 
while protesting the pipeline 

2. Will be a source of propaganda for protesters 

3. Link: https ://www.voutube.com/watch?v=3QE26QWdiMU 

b. Gerald (Jerry) Brewer running for governor 

1. The landowner that hosted the Mississippi Stand Camp on his land 
announced he will be running for governor in hopes that if he wins, he 
can halt the pipeline and future pipelines in IA 

c. Sacred Stone camp has the least amount of Native Americans, likely where MS 
members will attempt to set up their self-sustaining camp because MS leaders 
have expressed disinterest in working with Native American elders 


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d. Bold Iowa posts story about the effects of drilling under the Des Moines River on 
nearby landowners 

1. Landowner Ken Phipps claims the drilling causes "vibration [that] literally 
shakes the walls of our house and is causing frequent headaches." 

2. Phipps also complains of the loud noises from the drill 24/7, that the 
pipeline may affect the gas line, and that the boring equipment is not 
safe to be around 

3. Significant because by introducing this propaganda, this further indicates 
that Bold Iowa is refocusing its efforts to the Des Moines River drill site 

e. leaves with his U-Haul of supplies for Standing Rock tonight. 
m accompanies him. Supplies bringing include 

1. Cold weather gear, tarps, propane, horse feed and medicine, non- 
perishable food, goggles, and milk of magnesia (for protection and 
treatment of pepper spray) 

f. Jesse Horne traveling to ND this weekend 

ii. Past 24 Hours 

a. Finalized security handover at fixed sites throughout IA AOR 

b. Continued security drawdown and switch to patrolling format; will be complete 
by Nov 7 

iii. Next 24 Hours 

a. Continue security drawdown and switch to patrolling format; will be complete by 
Nov 7 

b. Prepare to secure the Des Moines River HDD site during the upcoming pipe pull 
on Sunday (delayed multiple times). The primary security concern during this 
pull will be ensuring mobility of trucks moving mud and cuttings from the hole to 
a dump site approximately three miles away. 


C. Illinois 

i. Intel Update 

a. Continued progress in link analysis between anti-DAPL groups in greater Chicago 
area and Springfield AO. A multifaceted event occurred in Chicago today from 
(4) four universities' locations which led to a convergence on the Army Corps of 
Engineers' Office in downtown Chicago. Intel reports have discovered as many as 
300+ active protestors in attendance. As a result of this protest, in tel has found 
no less than three new anti-DAPLgroups and/or organizations loosely or directly 
working with Standing Rock anti-DAPL efforts mostly impacting North Dakota. 

b. Analysis of negative PR in greater Chicago area was validated by protests and 
demonstrated a strong and radicalized anti-DAPL sentiment in the greater 
Chicago area that may impact local opinions and project efforts. Manifestation of 
the anti-DAPL sentiment will be continue to be monitored closely 

ii. Past 24 Hours 


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a. Op order issued for active protest events in greater Chicago area. Intel data 

mined protestors who confirmed attendance for Warrior UP! event via Facebook 
calendar. Security established effective methods for camera placement and 
image collection database 


iii. Next 24 Hours 

a. Follow up with key leadership in attendance of anti-DAPL movements in greater 
Chicago area and Springfield AO via OSINT. Intel and Security will review 
surveillance package derived from anti-DAPL protests in greater Chicago area 
which most likely will have an impact and/or dictate the progress of the pipeline 
project in Illinois. 

D. South Dakota 

i. Intel Update 

a. On Point Security guards from the Redfield Pump Station reported that at 
approximately 10:30 this morning a Green Chevrolet Suburban, SD plates, 

approached the Redfield Pump Station from the west at a slow rate of 
speed. As the vehicle passed by the Pump Station it turned into the east 
entrance. The guards moved their vehicle from the west side and encountered 
the Green Suburban as it was stopped inside the west entrance. When informed 
that they were on private property the guards asked what they wanted. The two 
men stated they were "just looking around", they then left and headed back to 
the west towards Highway US 181. The two men were of medium height and 
weight, middle age, with dark complexions. One had grey hair and the other was 
mostly bald with a goatee. It is believed they were of American Indian descent, 
as they were not black, Indian or appear to be Hispanic. Because of the unusual 
speed at which the car traveled the road, the fact that it has not been seen 
before and the attempt to enter the Redfield Pump Station, it is believed that 
this was a reconnaissance of the position and it's security capacities. The 
assumption should be made that Anti-DAPL personnel know where the pump 
station is and the fact that it is not strongly protected (ie with barriers). The 
fence line around the Pump Station appears to be complete atthis time. It is 
suggested that a copy of the Threat Assessment that was made by Silverton 
personnel be made available to South Dakota security forces so that 
considerations of the recommendations can be reviewed. 

b. At approximately 11:00 hours today, an On Point Roving guard approached an 
individual at valve site SD 70, in a white Toyota RAV4, IL plate The 
individual identified himself as Gary Tomlin, a free-lance reporter who was 
following the pipeline. This is the same individual identified in the SITREP a few 
days ago in Iowa and Illinois that he was moving along the entire pipeline. He 
attempted to interview the guard, but was informed that "I am not authorized to 


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discuss these matters with you", the guard then provided contact information to 
theSD On Point PM. The man then moved off in a northeasterly direction, 
presumably in the direction of Valve SD65. The man tried to call theSD On Point 
PM, but as he was on the phone with the guard, the message went to voicemail. 
When he retrieved the voicemail, theSD PM contacted Tiger Swan Intel assets 
for an assessment of Gary Tomlin. The Spread 6 Team Leader was informed that 
the individual would soon been in his sector. Movement of Spread 6 Team was 
conducted so as to intercept and/or observe Gary Tomlin's movement through 
the South Dakota sector. 

c. The Spread 6 team leader approached Gary Tomlin at SD 50 and asked for 
identification. He produced a motor vehicle driver's license and it was recorded 
on camera, the car and the license plate were also photographed. During this 
interaction the Spread 6 team Leader observed a map that the individual was 
marking with pipeline information as to valve locations. He had apparently 
missed the Launch and Receiver site that is close by to SD 50. TheSD PM called 
Gary Tomlin and informed him that he should contact Vicky Gran ado, The ETP 
media relations manager. He was thankful for the information and stated that he 
was interested in interviewing security personnel when he arrived at the camp in 
North Dakota. It is my belief that Gary Tomlin is hiding his true intentions and 
that he has a plethora of information to provide to the protesters. It is estimated 
that he will arrive in North Dakota on the evening of the 4th or morning of the 
5th. 

d. The Daily Plainsman newspaper had two articles today on the pipeline. It is 
entitled, "If Dakota Access pipeline were to move, Where would it go?'' The 
article starts off stating that President Obama has raised the possibility of a 
reroute of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline. It appears to be a fairly balance 
viewpoint on the subject, but by it sheer mention of the possibility it could very 
well be viewed as a "victory" and open the door to more talk about a re-route. 
The second article was entitled, "Clergy join in Dakota Access pipeline protesters 
for ceremony". The article gives the impression that "clergy" are joining the 
cause and therefore it legitimatizes it, but the only clergy discussed or quoted 
are from tribal connections. This article is an opportunity for protesters to 
leverage as legitimacy for their actions. 

ii. Past 24 Hours 

a. On Point Security Team conducted security operations in sector to include: 
roving patrols of all three Spreads, security for electrician crews in 4 locations, 
24/7 security at the Redfield PumpStation and security at the DAP L office in 
Sioux Falls. Operations were conducted to intercept Gary Tomlin, a reported 
free-lance reporter in the South Dakota sector. 

iii. Next 24 Hours 

a. On Point Security elements will conduct security operations in sector. SD PM and 
On Point PM will conduct circulation for standards enforcement. 


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